Black hole pair found in star cluster
Posted: Thu, Oct 4 7:45 AM ET (1145 GMT)
Astronomers reported this week the discovery of two black holes in the center of a globular star cluster where only one was expected to exist....
ATV reenters after ISS undocking
Posted: Thu, Oct 4 7:32 AM ET (1132 GMT)
A European cargo spacecraft reentered the Earth's atmosphere and burned up early Wednesday. The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) 3 spacecraft, also known as Edoardo...
Antares rolled out to Wallops launch pad
Posted: Tue, Oct 2 5:04 AM ET (0904 GMT)
Orbital Sciences Corporation formally began operations at Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) on Monday by rolling out an Antares rocket stage to the...
SpaceX tests Falcon for next launch
Posted: Tue, Oct 2 4:31 AM ET (0831 GMT)
SpaceX performed a hot-fire test of the engines on the first stage of its next Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday in preparation for its...
China launches Venezuelan satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 30 9:24 AM ET (1324 GMT)
A Long March rocket successfully launched a remote sensing satellite for the government of Venezuela on Saturday. The Long March 2D rocket lifted off from...
Ariane launches European, Indian satellites
Posted: Sat, Sep 29 7:46 AM ET (1146 GMT)
An Ariane 5 rocket successfully placed into orbit Friday evening communications satellites for a European company and the Indian space agency. The Ariane 5 ECA...
ATV undocks from ISS
Posted: Sat, Sep 29 7:34 AM ET (1134 GMT)
A European cargo spacecraft successfully undocked from the International Space Station on Friday even, three days after a computer glitch aborted an earlier attempt. The...
Curiosity finds evidence of past flowing water on Mars
Posted: Fri, Sep 28 6:50 AM ET (1050 GMT)
Scientists with NASA's Curiosity Mars rover mission said Thursday they have found evidence for an ancient streambed within Gale Crater, the latest evidence that...
Report supports Mars sample return efforts
Posted: Fri, Sep 28 6:29 AM ET (1029 GMT)
An independent panel established by NASA to study future directions for the agency's Mars exploration program concludes that the program should retain a long-...
Computer issue postpones ATV undocking
Posted: Wed, Sep 26 12:48 PM ET (1648 GMT)
The scheduled undocking of a European cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station was aborted Tuesday evening because of a computer problem on the station....
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